Jazz Through the Day

Monday through Saturday, 6 am to 6 pm

Join us for an exploration of the American treasure we all know as jazz - great sounds from great artists, featuring music by the masters as well as those who are new on the scene.

Your hosts:
John Lasanich: 6 am to 10 am
Chuck Leavens: 10 am to 6 pm
Tony Mowod: 6 pm to 2 am
Chuck Leavens: 2 am to 6 pm

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Playlist

March 23, 2013

6:01 AM
Mrs. Robinson
Artist : Marius Nordal
Album : Boomer Jazz
Label : Origin
6:06 AM
Blues Waltz
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Pure Genius: the Complete Atlantic Recordings
Label : Atlantic
6:12 AM
As Long As I’m Dreaming
Artist : The Four Freshmen
Album : Love Songs
Label : The Four Freshmen
6:17 AM
I Don’t Know Enough About You
Artist : Beegie Adair
Album : I Love Being Here With You - a Jazz Piano Tribute To Peggy Lee
Label : Green Hill
6:21 AM
The End of a Love Affair
Artist : Houston Person
Album : Social Call
Label : Highnote
6:26 AM
Fotografia
Artist : Roni Ben-Hur & Santi DeBriano
Album : Our Thing
Label : Motema
6:32 AM
Chelsea Bridge
Artist : Bill Easley
Album : Business Man's Bounce
Label : n.a.
6:38 AM
Poinciana
Artist : Gary Burton
Album : Departure
Label : Concord
6:47 AM
Willow Weep For Me
Artist : LOU RAWLS & LES MCCANN
Album : Stormy Monday
Label : Blue Note
6:52 AM
Killer Joe
Artist : JOE AUGUSTINE
Album : License To Groove
Label : 1201
6:57 AM
Blues in Orbit
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Blues in Orbit
Label : Columbia
7:01 AM
Waiting for Love
Artist : David Benoit
Album : Letter to Evan
Label : GRP
7:06 AM
Beautiful Love
Artist : Dave Anderson Quartet
Album : Clarity
Label : Pony Boy
7:11 AM
Theme For Monterey
Artist : John Brown
Album : Quiet Time
Label : Brown Boulevard
7:20 AM
I Remember You
Artist : Lisa Yvonne Ferraro
Album : Timeless
Label : LYF Productions
7:24 AM
Ultramarine
Artist : HOD O’BRIEN
Album : So That's How It Is
Label : Reservoir
7:29 AM
The Funk Dispenser
Artist : Steve White
Album : Jazz in Hollywood
Label : Nocturne
7:34 AM
Bohemia After Dark
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
Album : VARIOUS: Rebop: the Savoy Originals
Label : Savoy
7:40 AM
How Could You Do a Thing Like That to Me?
Artist : Erroll Garner
Album : Concert By the Sea
Label : Columbia
7:44 AM
Little White Lies
Artist : JON-ERIK KELLSO
Album : Chapter 2 - the Plot Thickens
Label : Arbors
7:50 AM
Blue Skies
Artist : Ella Fitzgerald
Album : First Lady of Song
Label : Verve
7:54 AM
Ecaroh
Artist : JON MAYER
Album : The Classics
Label : Reservoir
8:01 AM
Night and Day
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Ten Fingers - One Voice
Label : Arkadia Jazz
8:06 AM
Taking a Chance on Love
Artist : LESTER YOUNG & TEDDY WILSON
Album : Pres and Teddy
Label : Verve
8:11 AM
Bei Dir War es Immer So Schon
Artist : Bireli Lagr¿ne
Album : Gipsy Project & Friends
Label : Dreyfus
8:17 AM
Jersey Girl
Artist : Holly Cole
Album : Temptation
Label : Metro Blue
8:21 AM
Nearly
Artist : Nigel Kennedy
Album : Blue Note Sessions
Label : Blue Note
8:27 AM
Here, There & Everywhere
Artist : Debbie Poryes
Album : Catch Your Breath
Label : OA2
8:33 AM
The Count
Artist : JOHNNY GRIFFIN
Album : The Cat
Label : Antilles
8:39 AM
Strollin’
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
8:45 AM
Love For Sale
Artist : BENNY GREEN & RUSSELL MALONE
Album : Bluebird
Label : Telarc
8:50 AM
Cold Cold Heart
Artist : NORAH JONES
Album : Come Away With Me
Label : Blue Note
8:54 AM
Bill Bailey
Artist : Zoot Sims
Album : Down Home
Label : Bethlehem
9:01 AM
Estate
Artist : BILL HARRIS
Album : Solo + One
Label : MadRomance
9:06 AM
O Grande Amor
Artist : Stan Getz
Album : VARIOUS: Best of Jazz 'Round Midnight
Label : Verve
9:11 AM
How Insensitive
Artist : NEIL McNAMARA
Album : Rainy Night
Label : Bonobo
9:18 AM
Secret Love
Artist : Ahmad Jamal
Album : Ahmad's Blues
Label : Chess
9:22 AM
Now See How You Are
Artist : Kenny Burrell
Album : The Best of Kenny Burrell
Label : Blue Note
9:28 AM
Papa Zimbi
Artist : The Paul Winter Sextet
Album : Count Me In 1962-1963
Label : Living Music
9:34 AM
Tin Tin Deo
Artist : Oscar Peterson
Album : Meets Roy Hargrove and Ralph Moore
Label : Telarc
9:40 AM
Glide On
Artist : DUKE ROBILLARD
Album : Plays Jazz: the Rounder Years
Label : Bullseye
9:48 AM
I Told You So
Artist : Marc Pompe
Album : Everyone But Me
Label : Kopaesthetics
9:52 AM
My Funny Valentine
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Rodgers & Hart
Label : Prestige
9:57 AM
Oh, Good Grief
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : The Definitive Vince Guaraldi
Label : Fantasy
10:01 AM
Grizzly
Artist : CLAYTON-HAMILTON JAZZ ORCHESTRA
Album : Shout Me Out
Label : Fable
10:06 AM
Under Sonny’s Bridge
Artist : Ricky Sweum
Album : Pulling Your Own Strings
Label : Origin
10:11 AM
Pannonica
Artist : Claire Daly
Album : Baritone Monk
Label : NCB Jazz
10:17 AM
Chim Chim Cher-ee
Artist : Esperanza Spalding
Album : Disney Jazz, Volume 1: Everybody Wants to Be a Cat
Label : Disney Pearl
10:21 AM
I’m an Old Cowhand
Artist : NATE NAJAR
Album : The Cool Sounds of Nate Najar
Label : Blue Line
10:26 AM
Aparecida
Artist : Terence Blanchard
Album : The Heart Speaks
Label : Columbia
10:34 AM
The "In" Crowd
Artist : RAMSEY LEWIS
Album : VARIOUS: Hit Jazz
Label : 32 Jazz
10:40 AM
Up Jumped Spring
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : Under a Woodstock Moon
Label : Kokopelli
10:44 AM
After the Love Has Gone
Artist : PAUL BOLLENBACK
Album : Double Gemini
Label : Challenge
10:50 AM
Miles Ahead
Artist : Wil Swindler’s Elevenet
Album : Universe B
Label : OA2
10:54 AM
Four Brothers
Artist : HOWARD ALDEN
Album : Concord Jazz Guitar Collective
Label : Concord
11:01 AM
When You Wish Upon a Star
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Dave Digs Disney
Label : Columbia
11:06 AM
In Your Own Sweet Way
Artist : Marian McPartland
Album : Hickory House Trio - Reprise
Label : Concord
11:10 AM
Love is Here to Stay
Artist : Ed Saindon
Album : Swing on the Sunnyside
Label : A Records
11:16 AM
Saturday Night
Artist : Etta Jones
Album : All the Way
Label : Highnote
11:20 AM
Precious Lord
Artist : Russell Malone
Album : Russell Malone
Label : Columbia
11:23 AM
You’d Be So Nice to Come Home to
Artist : Duke Jordan
Album : Savoy Jazz Sampler
Label : Savoy
11:30 AM
It Had to Be You
Artist : Jimmy McGriff
Album : Straight Up
Label : Milestone
11:36 AM
Moraga
Artist : Carol Robbins
Album : Moraga
Label : Jazzcats
11:42 AM
A Mayra
Artist : Bebo Vald¿s
Album : Chico & Rita (BSO)
Label : Calle 54
11:45 AM
Satin Doll
Artist : PATTI AUSTIN
Album : For Ella
Label : Playboy
11:48 AM
All Blues
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : Kind of Blue
Label : Columbia
12:01 PM
Mrs. Robinson
Artist : Marius Nordal
Album : Boomer Jazz
Label : Origin
12:06 PM
Blues Waltz
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Pure Genius: the Complete Atlantic Recordings
Label : Atlantic
12:12 PM
As Long As I’m Dreaming
Artist : The Four Freshmen
Album : Love Songs
Label : The Four Freshmen
12:17 PM
I Don’t Know Enough About You
Artist : Beegie Adair
Album : I Love Being Here With You - a Jazz Piano Tribute To Peggy Lee
Label : Green Hill
12:21 PM
The End of a Love Affair
Artist : Houston Person
Album : Social Call
Label : Highnote
12:26 PM
Fotografia
Artist : Roni Ben-Hur & Santi DeBriano
Album : Our Thing
Label : Motema
12:32 PM
Chelsea Bridge
Artist : Bill Easley
Album : Business Man's Bounce
Label : n.a.
12:38 PM
Poinciana
Artist : Gary Burton
Album : Departure
Label : Concord
12:47 PM
Willow Weep For Me
Artist : LOU RAWLS & LES MCCANN
Album : Stormy Monday
Label : Blue Note
12:52 PM
Killer Joe
Artist : JOE AUGUSTINE
Album : License To Groove
Label : 1201
12:57 PM
Blues in Orbit
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Blues in Orbit
Label : Columbia
1:01 PM
Waiting for Love
Artist : David Benoit
Album : Letter to Evan
Label : GRP
1:06 PM
Beautiful Love
Artist : Dave Anderson Quartet
Album : Clarity
Label : Pony Boy
1:11 PM
Theme For Monterey
Artist : John Brown
Album : Quiet Time
Label : Brown Boulevard
1:20 PM
I Remember You
Artist : Lisa Yvonne Ferraro
Album : Timeless
Label : LYF Productions
1:24 PM
Ultramarine
Artist : HOD O’BRIEN
Album : So That's How It Is
Label : Reservoir
1:29 PM
The Funk Dispenser
Artist : Steve White
Album : Jazz in Hollywood
Label : Nocturne
1:34 PM
Bohemia After Dark
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
Album : VARIOUS: Rebop: the Savoy Originals
Label : Savoy
1:40 PM
How Could You Do a Thing Like That to Me?
Artist : Erroll Garner
Album : Concert By the Sea
Label : Columbia
1:44 PM
Little White Lies
Artist : JON-ERIK KELLSO
Album : Chapter 2 - the Plot Thickens
Label : Arbors
1:50 PM
Blue Skies
Artist : Ella Fitzgerald
Album : First Lady of Song
Label : Verve
1:54 PM
Ecaroh
Artist : JON MAYER
Album : The Classics
Label : Reservoir
2:01 PM
Night and Day
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Ten Fingers - One Voice
Label : Arkadia Jazz
2:06 PM
Taking a Chance on Love
Artist : LESTER YOUNG & TEDDY WILSON
Album : Pres and Teddy
Label : Verve
2:11 PM
Bei Dir War es Immer So Schon
Artist : Bireli Lagr¿ne
Album : Gipsy Project & Friends
Label : Dreyfus
2:17 PM
Jersey Girl
Artist : Holly Cole
Album : Temptation
Label : Metro Blue
2:21 PM
Nearly
Artist : Nigel Kennedy
Album : Blue Note Sessions
Label : Blue Note
2:27 PM
Here, There & Everywhere
Artist : Debbie Poryes
Album : Catch Your Breath
Label : OA2
2:33 PM
The Count
Artist : JOHNNY GRIFFIN
Album : The Cat
Label : Antilles
2:39 PM
Strollin’
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
2:45 PM
Love For Sale
Artist : BENNY GREEN & RUSSELL MALONE
Album : Bluebird
Label : Telarc
2:50 PM
Cold Cold Heart
Artist : NORAH JONES
Album : Come Away With Me
Label : Blue Note
2:54 PM
Bill Bailey
Artist : Zoot Sims
Album : Down Home
Label : Bethlehem
3:01 PM
Estate
Artist : BILL HARRIS
Album : Solo + One
Label : MadRomance
3:06 PM
O Grande Amor
Artist : Stan Getz
Album : VARIOUS: Best of Jazz 'Round Midnight
Label : Verve
3:11 PM
How Insensitive
Artist : NEIL McNAMARA
Album : Rainy Night
Label : Bonobo
3:18 PM
Secret Love
Artist : Ahmad Jamal
Album : Ahmad's Blues
Label : Chess
3:22 PM
Now See How You Are
Artist : Kenny Burrell
Album : The Best of Kenny Burrell
Label : Blue Note
3:28 PM
Papa Zimbi
Artist : The Paul Winter Sextet
Album : Count Me In 1962-1963
Label : Living Music
3:34 PM
Tin Tin Deo
Artist : Oscar Peterson
Album : Meets Roy Hargrove and Ralph Moore
Label : Telarc
3:40 PM
Glide On
Artist : DUKE ROBILLARD
Album : Plays Jazz: the Rounder Years
Label : Bullseye
3:48 PM
I Told You So
Artist : Marc Pompe
Album : Everyone But Me
Label : Kopaesthetics
3:52 PM
My Funny Valentine
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Rodgers & Hart
Label : Prestige
3:57 PM
Oh, Good Grief
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : The Definitive Vince Guaraldi
Label : Fantasy
4:01 PM
Grizzly
Artist : CLAYTON-HAMILTON JAZZ ORCHESTRA
Album : Shout Me Out
Label : Fable
4:06 PM
Under Sonny’s Bridge
Artist : Ricky Sweum
Album : Pulling Your Own Strings
Label : Origin
4:11 PM
Pannonica
Artist : Claire Daly
Album : Baritone Monk
Label : NCB Jazz
4:17 PM
Chim Chim Cher-ee
Artist : Esperanza Spalding
Album : Disney Jazz, Volume 1: Everybody Wants to Be a Cat
Label : Disney Pearl
4:21 PM
I’m an Old Cowhand
Artist : NATE NAJAR
Album : The Cool Sounds of Nate Najar
Label : Blue Line
4:26 PM
Aparecida
Artist : Terence Blanchard
Album : The Heart Speaks
Label : Columbia
4:34 PM
The "In" Crowd
Artist : RAMSEY LEWIS
Album : VARIOUS: Hit Jazz
Label : 32 Jazz
4:40 PM
Up Jumped Spring
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : Under a Woodstock Moon
Label : Kokopelli
4:44 PM
After the Love Has Gone
Artist : PAUL BOLLENBACK
Album : Double Gemini
Label : Challenge
4:50 PM
Miles Ahead
Artist : Wil Swindler’s Elevenet
Album : Universe B
Label : OA2
4:54 PM
Four Brothers
Artist : HOWARD ALDEN
Album : Concord Jazz Guitar Collective
Label : Concord
5:01 PM
When You Wish Upon a Star
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Dave Digs Disney
Label : Columbia
5:06 PM
In Your Own Sweet Way
Artist : Marian McPartland
Album : Hickory House Trio - Reprise
Label : Concord
5:10 PM
Love is Here to Stay
Artist : Ed Saindon
Album : Swing on the Sunnyside
Label : A Records
5:16 PM
Saturday Night
Artist : Etta Jones
Album : All the Way
Label : Highnote
5:20 PM
Precious Lord
Artist : Russell Malone
Album : Russell Malone
Label : Columbia
5:23 PM
You’d Be So Nice to Come Home to
Artist : Duke Jordan
Album : Savoy Jazz Sampler
Label : Savoy
5:30 PM
It Had to Be You
Artist : Jimmy McGriff
Album : Straight Up
Label : Milestone
5:36 PM
Moraga
Artist : Carol Robbins
Album : Moraga
Label : Jazzcats
5:42 PM
A Mayra
Artist : Bebo Vald¿s
Album : Chico & Rita (BSO)
Label : Calle 54
5:45 PM
Satin Doll
Artist : PATTI AUSTIN
Album : For Ella
Label : Playboy
5:48 PM
All Blues
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : Kind of Blue
Label : Columbia

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
3:28 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Saturn Still Swings: Celebrating Sun Ra At 100

"In my music I speak of unknown things, impossible things, ancient things, potential things," Sun Ra said in a 1980 documentary. May 22, 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the composer and bandleader's birth.
Michael Ochs Archives Getty Images

Originally published on Thu May 22, 2014 9:18 am

Today marks 100 years since Sun Ra was born — or, as the musician might have put it, since he arrived on Earth. An influential jazz composer, keyboardist and bandleader, Sun Ra always insisted he was just visiting this planet.

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Check Out These Jazz CDS!
4:17 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

May Jazz Picks from ICON Magazine

Nick Bewsey from ICON Magazine has a bunch of great jazz CDs to tell you about.

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Creatively Speaking
4:35 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

The Legacy of Jazz Singer Shirley Horn

Jazz singer Shirley Horn (1934-2005)

Born this month in 1934, Shirley Horn studied classical music before turning to jazz in the 1950s. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, Horn became known for her distinctive singing, which she did most often from the keyboard.

Find out more about Phyliss Chapell's upcoming performances.

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Latest from Icon Magazine
2:54 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Bob Perkins’ Jazz Library: Memories of Saxophonist Hank Mobley

I don’t recall hearing much about Hank Mobley, until he recorded a certain record album in 1963. But, this was my fault for not listening closely enough to Philly’s all-jazz radio station that prevailed at the time. The station must have played Mobley often, because he was a hot jazz commodity about that time.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
5:18 pm
Sat May 3, 2014

Sonny Rollins: 'You Can't Think And Play At The Same Time'

"Jazz improvisation is supposed to be the highest form of communication," Sonny Rollins says, "and getting that to the people is our job as musicians."
John Abbott Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sat May 3, 2014 6:27 pm

When you consider that critics have been writing about him for over 60 years, it can seem as if there's nothing left to say about Sonny Rollins. But there is – because over the decades, the "Saxophone Colossus" has never stopped growing or adding to his sound.

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A Snapshot of Ella
6:39 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Ella Fitzgerald: Some Stories about the Queen of Jazz on Her Birthday!

Jazz icon Ella Fitzgerald (1917 to 1996)

WRTI's Susan Lewis takes a look at the life and music of the great jazz vocalist Ella Fitzgerald, with commentary by Jazz Host Bob Perkins. April 25th is Ella's birthday! She would have turned 98 today.

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WRTI Spring Member Drive
5:39 am
Wed April 23, 2014

You Listen to WRTI. It's the Simple Truth.

A faithful listener-member of WRTI.

How much do you listen to WRTI? Stop and think about it. Once a week? Twice a week? Three or more times a week? Whatever your answer, the simple truth is that you listen.

Right now, we're asking you to listen to this simple truth: WRTI relies on listeners who are willing to become members to keep this music service going for you and the entire community. Over 50% of our operating costs come from listener-members.

Creatively Speaking
9:03 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

The Beloved Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song

Ella Fitzgerald recorded more than 200 albums in her lifetime.

The great Ella Fitzgerald was born on April 25th, 1917, and died in 1996; she would have turned 98 next week. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, "The Queen of Jazz" - also called "The First Lady of Song," left a lasting legacy on American song and jazz.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
3:12 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Why Metallica's Bassist Is Producing A Jazz Documentary

The late virtuoso bassist Jaco Pastorius enjoyed only a relatively brief career, but was influential to musicians across genres.
Courtesy of JPI

It seems an unlikely match.

In one corner, you have Metallica's Robert Trujillo. The most popular heavy metal bassist alive, he prowls beast-like across arena stages, rumbling guts with the low B on the 5-string instrument he slings to one side like a battle ax.

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Creatively Speaking
9:45 pm
Sun April 13, 2014

A Jam-Packed Jazz Celebration in Center City

This year's Center City Jazz Festival takes place at Chris' Jazz Cafe, Fergie's Pub, Milkboy Philadelphia, and TIME Restaurant.

The third annual Center City Jazz Festival is coming up on Saturday, April 19th  There are 16 bands performing in a six-hour period, in four venues in downtown Philadelphia. WRTI’s Susan Lewis has more.

The festival warms up on Friday, April 11th at Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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